Seems like forever since I posted! Well here is progress on the cockpit, Barracuda Cast seat, and radios and battery. Eduard "Look" instrument panel. The seatbelts were a quandary. I had some Eduard PE ones from a failed Dragon P-51 build, b[...]
Here's my take on Don Gentile's P-51B Mustang "Shangri-La" based on Tamiya's 1/48 scale kit. This rendition does not include all of the "kill" markings and shows the spinner with the two-tone red/white finish as the machine appeared sometime bef[...]
Recently finished at Korean War GB,lovely kit!
The Allison-powered Mustang I had excellent low-level performance, which resulted in the aircraft being utilized in the low-level tactical reconnaissance role. The success was such that the USAAF adapted the P-51A for the role, designating it th[...]
My first model for 2021. Very happy with the result although it took me much longer to complete than usual. I have a good many Mustangs in this scale & was looking forward to a trouble free build on this one, which is my first (Mustang) from[...]
That Tempest II in July is nice. Hopefully the S.199 will be in 1/48 first. 4-cannon Fw-190A-5 is also interesting, as is the Spitfire V in the fall. I like the Fw-190F-8.
Doing 109Es with the Special Hobby kit is great - that is absolutely t[...]
Cleveland, 1946, the wild west of Air Racing continued in a big way after the end of WWII. Many of the guys that raced in the 30's returned, along with a new crop of enthusiasts. The days of the high horsepower homebuilts was basically over, rep[...]
Built in 2015.
When the 225 Sqn RAF was in need of long range recce aircraft in North Africa, they borrowed four Mustangs from the USAAF which could stay up in the sky longer then the Spits. There´s some discussion about the camo. Either the [...]
26 years ago I was a recent college grad...no debt, and things to do. A friend of mine bought a flight in Crazy Horse, at the time it was $1,600 for an hour. Three of us Mustang nuts piled in the car and headed to Latrobe, PA to watch Tony take [...]
Hi to all.
It has been a long time since I have not posted here. I will try to correct that mistake.
During the second half of the year my father and I have been working in one of the largest series of our collection after the Spitfire (122) [...]